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U.S. ethanol may drive Amazon deforestation

U.S. ethanol may drive Amazon deforestation U.S. ethanol may drive Amazon deforestation mongabay.com May 17, 2007 Ethanol production in the United States may be contributing to deforestation in the Brazilian…

Ladybugs ruin good wine

Ladybugs ruin good wine Ladybugs ruin good wine Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Secretions by ladybugs can taint the aroma and flavor of otherwise perfectly good wine, but…

Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report

Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report mongabay.com February 20, 2007 Organic farming is not necessarily sustainable reports Britain's environmental protection…

Cotton could feed the world’s poor

Cotton could feed the world's poor Cotton could feed the world's poor mongabay.com November 21, 2006 Genetically modified cottonseed could be used to feed half a billion people worldwide according…

Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia

Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia AP September 28, 2005 PUERTO ARTURO, Colombia (AP) -- Cocaine is killing the great nature parks of Colombia.…